Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Martha's Vineyard

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Martha's Vineyard. This city's island views, beaches and local tours attract many visitors, and its scenic and walkable location add to the charm. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Martha's Vineyard

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Martha's Vineyard has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Island Cove Adventures (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Farm Neck Golf Club (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Falmouth Country Club (15.1 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Cape Cod Country Club (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Martha's Vineyard

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 77°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Martha's Vineyard

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Martha's Vineyard is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Long Point Wildlife Refuge (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Manuel F Correlus State Forest (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Long Point Beach (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Gus Ben David's World of Reptiles and Birds Park (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Polly Hill Arboretum (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
Transport

Transportation to and around Martha's Vineyard

Fly into Vineyard Haven, MA (MVY-Martha's Vineyard), the closest airport, located 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Hyannis, MA (HYA-Barnstable Municipal), which is 25.9 mi (41.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Barnstable County?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,034 vacation rentals near Barnstable County. From 805 Houses to 107 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Barnstable County for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Barnstable County?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Barnstable County. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Cape Cod: 6,140 vacation rentals
  • Nantucket Island: 905 vacation rentals
  • New England: 36,713 vacation rentals
  • Falmouth: 1,608 vacation rentals
  • Edgartown: 1,196 vacation rentals

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What are the main cities to discover in Barnstable County?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Barnstable County:

  • Nantucket Island: 905 rentals
  • Falmouth: 1,608 rentals
  • Edgartown: 1,196 rentals
  • Oak Bluffs: 1,604 rentals
  • Dennis: 3,431 rentals

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Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Barnstable County?

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  • Otis Angb Airport (FMH): 3,365 vacation rentals
  • Barnstable Municipal Boardman Polando Field (HYA): 4,380 vacation rentals
  • New Bedford Regional Airport (EWB): 675 vacation rentals

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